Friday, August 22, 2014

Mom's Chevron Quilt Finish

Well here it is, my last finish of the summer. I always love watching quilts evolve through
 fabric selection and design wall stages, to cuddling with them on your lap as you bind them to this final finish stage. It was also fun to read your previous comments left and to discover I'm in good company when it comes to enjoying hand binding. 

I used the Fabric line: Hot For Chocolate II by Betsy Chutchian with Blue Hill Fabrics to create this quilt and a dog pantograph upon my mom's request. (I think she wanted to match my dad's quilt.) I used a cream Kig Tut thread from Superior. (I almost went with a brown thread, but like how the cream showed the quilting a little bit more.)

This quilt measures a cozy 53" x 73".

My parents arrive this weekend for their final visit of the summer. I can't wait to gift it to her!
With Smiles,
Val:)

26 comments:

PugMom said...

What great colors Val! And I love the dog pantograph!

France Nadeau ❅ inspiration imagination creation said...

That's a beautiful hand work! I think you were right in choosing this color. The unusual quilting design stand out prettily.
P.S.: I always finish my binding by hand on the back of my quilts. :-)

Wendi said...

Beautiful fabric choices, the quilting accents this all very well. I too always hand bind my quilts.

Alycia said...

Great quilt!!! Love the quilting too - so sweet!!

Marls said...

I'm sure your mum is going to love this gorgeous quilt. What a cute panto. Do you hand guide or have a computerised machine..

Leanne Parsons said...

So beautiful! I love the fabrics, and that dog pantograph is adorable! Thanks for linking to TGIFF.

Marianne Jeffrey said...

A Chevron quilt has been my to do list for ages!!!! This is an awesome finish! Jackson would look right at home sitting on a lap with that dog pantograph😜 I haven't gotten to the chevrons yet though! But there is a Chevron inspired block in the FPP BOM I'm offering next year though😁

Serena @ Sewgiving said...

This is so lovely! I'm with you ... hand binding means that I get to cuddle the quilt a little longer before it's handed over to it's forever owner :)

Jessica Hadden said...

Love it! Back to school for this school nurse this week, I am already exhausted! ;)

Lara B. said...

Your Mom will love her quilt Val - that's for sure! What a cute puppy panto!

A Quilter's Mission said...

Such beautiful colors. I love the pics with the roses. She must be thrilled with this wonderful quilt!

Jo said...

I love that quilting design

antique quilter said...

the quilt is beautiful, your mom will love it, I love that line of fabric by Betsy. Betsy will be thrilled to see this quilt too!
Kathie

Kate said...

Congrats on the finish, it turned out beautifully!

Michele said...

So fun and I'm chuckling about the quilting design that she requested.

Betsy said...

Val, your quilt is wonderful ! Kathie sent me the link. So happy to see my fabrics in a quilt! Thanks for making my day!

Rebecca in AK said...

I am sure your Mom is going to love this quilt! I do! Great colors! Great quilting design too!

Jackie said...

Nicely done.

kathyinozarks said...

I love these colors Val-I know your Mom will love it-hugs

Willit Neverend said...

The colours go so nicely together. I think you chose a great colour for the quilting, too.

Sheryl S. said...

This is a beautiful quilt.. Such pretty colours

Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio said...

The quilting is fabulous on the Chevron quilt. Love the colors too.

Katie V said...

Oh my gosh!! The quilting is adorable! I came for the colors because they are striking but the dogs and bones are just too cute!

Jenna said...

Is this memes quilt!? How did I joy see this when I came down! I absolutely love it...the chevron...omg...love!!!!!!!

Cathy said...

so many chevron quilts today! Yours turned out so pretty! I'm sure mom loved it!

Laney said...

What a pretty chevron quilt!

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